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Around the Region (4/8/10)

Modesto

INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS

When: Tuesday and April 15, 6:30 p.m.

Where: Memorial Medical Health Education Center, 1700 McHenry Ave.

Info: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team in Training is recruiting participants for its fall marathon teams. Participants can choose to train for the Nike Women's Marathon, Portland Marathon or the Running of the Cows Half Marathon in Sacramento. For more information, call the Modesto-Stockton office at 825-6888, or go to www.teamintraining.org.

BUSINESS CLUB MEETING

When: Tuesday, 7 a.m.

Where: DoubleTree Hotel, 1150 Ninth St.

Info: Andrew Dignan will speak about overcoming physical challenges and his faith life at the Catholic Professional Business Club meeting. Mass will be followed by breakfast and his address. All community members are welcome. For more information or to RSVP, call 527-0026.

CEMETERY MEETING

When: Tuesday, 7 p.m.

Where: Hamilton and Co. conference room, 4285 Spyres Way

Info: The meeting is open to anyone interested in helping preserve Modesto Citizens Cemetery. For more information, call 577-1280 or 571-9788.

La Grange

ODD FELLOWS BREAKFAST

When: Sunday, 7 to 11 a.m.

Where: IOOF Hall, Main Street

Info: The LaFayette Historical Lodge 65 will hold its regular breakfast. The menu is biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, sausage and potatoes O'Brien. The cost is $6.

Sonora

GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY MEETING

When: Monday, 2 p.m.

Where: Tuolumne County Library, Greenley Road

Info: Sonora historian Pat Perry will give a presentation on Sonora's pioneer Jewish families at the meeting of the Tuolumne County Genealogical Society.

Send Region items to Region, The Modesto Bee, P.O. Box 5256, Modesto 95352; call 578-2330; fax 578-2207; or e-mail region@modbee.com.

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